Browse by Subject "Athletics"

  • KIN 494_S06-01 (2006-05-15)
    This project traces the biographical career of one of the first Illinois track and field athletes Harry Osborn to illustrate the evolvement and eventual decline of amateurism in sports. On the basis of archival research, ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (111Kb)Restricted to U of Illinois
  • Dangoy, Eric (2005-05-15)
    This project aims to contribute to the study of the diversity of U of I student culture by investigating how identity is manifested by anti-Chief student fans in a sport environment predominated by pro-Chief sentiment such ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (92Kb)
  • Bolton, Kristin (2006-05-15)
    This project describes the history of the Department of Kinesiology, starting with the establishment of the Department of Physical Education for Women (established in the mid-1970s) and the Department of Physical Education ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (81Kb)Restricted to U of Illinois
  • Mogged, Ashley (2006-05-15)
    This study investigates the history of wheelchair basketball that started during World War II and looks at the role of the media and the context of war in its growing popularity. On the basis of internet and archival ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (73Kb)
  • Thangaraj, Stan (2005-05-15)
    This project focuses on the unique space of cheerleading where male and female bodies interact in the same athletic space intertwined in the fabric of performance and asks the following questions: How did they view their ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (94Kb)
  • Schonert, Jonathan (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the history of the intramural program at the University of Illinois. On the basis of internet and archival research (including intramural programs, handbooks, and guides) and interviews, the study ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (83Kb)Restricted to U of Illinois
  • Osterbur, Josh (2011-08)
    Main Research Questions- - Is there gender equity in athletics at Parkland College? - What are the possible reasons for equity? Is it simply because of Title IX? - How much of a role does Title IX play in the ...

    application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document

    application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.documentMicrosoft Word 2007 (39Kb)
  • Millis, Brycie (2007-05-15)
    This project seeks to understand the history of the physical education department through a study of its faculty and staff, with a focus on material about Helga M. Deutsch.

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (55Kb)
  • Hobart, Nicholas (2006-05-15)
    This study traces the developments in baseball since the late 1800s. On the basis of literature and archival research, the author argues that baseball played a vital role in the growth of athletics at the University of ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (102Kb)Restricted to U of Illinois
  • Ivaska, James (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the photographic representation of student athletes and references to their service in the military in the 1940s, specifically during World War II. On the basis of archival, literature, and internet ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (574Kb)Restricted to U of Illinois
  • Meyer, Andy (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the events leading up to Roger Bannister’s record-breaking four minute mile in 1954. It focuses on the role of T.K. Cureton, founder of the kinesiology department and professor of physical education ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (111Kb)Restricted to U of Illinois
  • Stenson, Angela; Zhang, Yang; Guider, Karl (2006-12-15)
    This project aims to answer the following main question: To what extent are varsity athletics at UIUC involved in volunteering in community? And the following subquestions: 1) How many varsity programs are available for ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (102Kb)Restricted to U of Illinois
  • Hemmen, Becky (2007-05-15)
    This project examines the integration of the physical education programs in to the university. The author seeks to answer the following questions: What were the major reasons for the start of the program? What actions ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (53Kb)Restricted to U of Illinois
  • Moy, Lauren (2007-05-15)
    This project examines the history and progression of the Women’s golf team at the university. The author seeks to answer how opportunities became available for these athletes, and how the women’s team has progressed since ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (53Kb)Restricted to U of Illinois
  • West, Linda (2007-05-15)
    This project explores Women’s Tennis at the University of Illinois prior to 1975. The author is interested in media coverage of Women’s Collegiate tennis and focuses on an inquiry into finding information on the 1975 U.S. ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (62Kb)
  • Reiner, Brigette (2007-05-15)
    This project examines student experiences of playing for the Women’s wheelchair basketball team (Ms. Kids) on campus. The author seeks to answer the following questions: What are student’s experiences playing on Ms. Kids? ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (57Kb)